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July 1, 2020

Student teaching can help promote wellness

When students return to school – via virtual learning or in the classroom – it can be valuable to engage them in activities that affirm their competence, sense of self-worth and feelings of safety. See story »

June 26, 2020

Weekly devotional: In times of panic seek kōkua from ke Akua

Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi Campus Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard KSK’77 shares a memory of seeking kōkua from ke Akua while bodysurfing a mighty wave at Point Panics. And as James 1:5 promises, wisdom was given to him abundantly and without blame or criticism. See story »

June 25, 2020

Focusing on appreciation and gratitude promotes self-control

Now is a time to provide opportunities for students to complete activities that affirm their competence, sense of self-worth and feelings of safety. See story »

June 19, 2020

Weekly devotional: It’s a kākou thing

This season of life that we are in can be tiring and overwhelming. How can one keep going with the emotional drain of sheltering in place, the fear of catching the virus, or not having the support that physical contact provides?
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June 18, 2020

Managing stress by modeling a range of emotions

When students return to school – via virtual learning or in the classroom – it can be valuable to engage them in activities that affirm their competence, sense of self-worth and feelings of safety. See story »

June 17, 2020

KS Song Contest video captures Gold Pele Award

E hoʻomaikaʻi to the KS Communications Group who produced the video which celebrates 99 years of Hawaiian culture as it has survived, flourished and grown through the universal power of music. See story »

June 15, 2020

Weekly devotional: Moving with patience, skill and confidence

KS Hawaiʻi Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard recalls how ke Akua strengthened him and his father with patience, skill and confidence as they fished along the North Kona coastline. See story »

June 9, 2020

Practicing mindfulness to promote feelings of self-worth and safety

When students return to school – via virtual learning or in the classroom – it can be valuable to engage them in activities that affirm their competence, sense of self-worth and feelings of safety. See story »

June 8, 2020

Weekly devotional: Finding new ways to serve others

As we celebrate ka lā Penetekota – the day of Pentecost – KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong KSK’74 suggests ways to serve others under the guidance of the Holy Spirit. See story »

June 4, 2020

Helping keiki communicate their feelings

Promote self-awareness in students by having them review a feelings chart and share how they are feeling. See story »

June 2, 2020

KS graduates share messages of gratitude, strength and hope

Graduating keiki of KS staffers share manaʻo on the unprecedented end to their senior year, their gratitude to Princess Pauahi and a future of promise. See story »

June 2, 2020

Weekly devotional: Using our freedom to love

KS Maui Kahu Kalani Wong shares that despite living in a time of high tension we must use our freedom to love. See story »

May 28, 2020

Managing stress by expressing gratitude

Sharing what they appreciate most about their classmates can help students manage stress. See story »

May 26, 2020

Virtual KS Song Contest to be shared on May 29

Kamehameha Schools proudly celebrates the 100th year of Song Contest with a reimagined format featuring three virtual choir performances by the Class of 2020. See story »

May 25, 2020

Weekly devotional: The Lord will ALWAYS be with you

In times of uncertainty, KS Maui senior Justice-Lee Vanetta Kapoi reminds us to lean on the Lord for He will always be with you. See story »

May 21, 2020

Managing stress through non-verbal exercises

Sharing drawings about how their day is going can help students manage stress. See story »

May 18, 2020

Celebrating the Class of 2020

Join us in celebrating the achievements of the class of 2020 with special commencement broadcasts taking place this week. See story »

May 18, 2020

Weekly devotional: Give us THIS day

Let us not worry about what is to come. Let us turn that over to Ke Akua who knows what lies ahead. See story »

May 14, 2020

Managing stress through self-soothing exercises

Doing a quick mindfulness or self-soothing exercises prior to completing a lesson can help manage student stress. See story »

May 7, 2020

Promoting self-awareness

Following is an activity that can promote self-regulation when students are feeling stressed and provide a healthy sense of control over controllable aspects of an overwhelming situation. See story »

May 4, 2020

Teacher Appreciation Week: Honoring our unsung heroes [VIDEO]

Amidst a worldwide pandemic, Kamehameha Schools teachers have shown tremendous strength, resilience and creativity. They inspire haumāna to reach their highest potential, and for this we say a collective “mahalo!” See story »

April 30, 2020

Encouraging a sense of hope

Many people may be feeling discouraged, hopeless or angry. Adults and students may be feeling a great sense of loss for activities that will not be taking place as usual. Students in particular may be disappointed in missing out on sports, competitions, performances and other important rituals of the spring semester. See story »

April 24, 2020

Mahalo, e nā kumu! Share your appreciation for teachers [VIDEO]

In a few short weeks, we will celebrate the unsung heroes throughout our Kamehameha Schools’ and broader communities that have transformed their living rooms and kitchens into virtual classrooms so our haumāna can continue to learn online despite this COVID-19 crisis. See story »

April 23, 2020

Help students feel connected while practicing social distancing

Connectedness refers to having relationships with others who can provide understanding and support. As we practice social distancing, and realize that most public places have closed, educators need to get creative to help students feel connected. See story »

April 21, 2020

Kamehameha Scholars helps teens cope with COVID-19 impacts

Seventeen-year-old Ka‘io Nagai has been homeschooled since he was little, but during his freshman year, he and his parents decided it might be a good idea for him to meet other kids his own age. See story »


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